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Civil Code of the Republic of Nicaragua

Year of Version:1995
Date of Entry into Force:May 5, 1904
Date of Text (Issued):February 1, 1904
Type of Text:IP Laws: issued by the Executive
Subject Matter:Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Industrial Property, Other, Patents (Inventions)
The Title II of the Book II corresponds to the Property.

The Title IV of Book II corresponds to Work, it refers to the products of work and industry; to authors works and inventors discoveries. Chapter II refers to Literary Property; Chapter III to the Dramatic Property; Chapter IV to Artistic Property; Chapter V to the Rules to declare the falsification; and Chapter VI to the penalties for counterfeiting.

Chapter VI refers to General Dispositions on Intellectual Property.

Article 831 establishes that to obtain the property of a work it is necessary to resort to the Department of Promotion in order that it legally recognizes the right over it.

In force since: May 5, 1904 (Article 3984).
Available Texts: 

Código Civil de la República de Nicaragua Código Civil de la República de Nicaragua, Complete document (pdf) [2808 KB]

WIPO Lex No.:NI029



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